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My year of rest and relaxation Book
Book | Penguin Press, New York : 2018.

  • 0 of 3 Copies Available at Libraries in Niagara Cooperative
  • 1 current hold with 3 total copies.
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Branch Call Number Location Holdable? Status
Fleming FIC Moshf Adult Fiction Copy hold / Volume hold Checked out
Grimsby Fic Mos Adult Fiction Copy hold / Volume hold Checked out
Welland Main FIC Moshf Adult Fiction Copy hold / Volume hold On holds shelf
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"From one of our boldest, most celebrated new literary voices, a shocking and tender novel about a young woman's efforts to sustain a state of deep hibernation over the course of a year on the Upper East Side of Manhattan. Our narrator should be happy, shouldn't she? She's young, thin, pretty, a recent Columbia graduate, works an easy job at a hip art gallery, lives in an apartment on the Upper East Side of Manhattan paid for, like the rest of her needs, by her inheritance. But there is a dark and vacuous hole in her heart, and it isn't just the loss of her parents, or the way her Wall Street boyfriend treats her, or her sadomasochistic relationship with her best friend, Reva. It's the year 2000 in a city aglitter with wealth and possibility; what could be so terribly wrong? My Year of Rest and Relaxation is a powerful answer to that question. Through the story of a year spent under the influence of a truly mad combination of drugs designed to heal our heroine from her alienation from this world, Moshfegh shows us how reasonable, even necessary, alienation can be. Both tender and blackly funny, merciless and compassionate, it is a showcase for the gifts of one of our major writers working at the height of her powers"--Provided by publisher.
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  • ISBN: 0525522115
  • ISBN: 9780525522119
  • ISBN: 9780525522133
  • Physical Description: 288 pages
  • Publisher: New York : Penguin Press, 2018.

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